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Last week, Vic and I wrote about my recent visit to Yellowstone National Park. The reason I was in that area was to attend a wildlife photography workshop in Grand Teton National Park. The workshop was sponsored by a photography group called the...
The world around us is constantly changing, more so now than ever before in recorded history. Humans are dramatically affecting the natural world. Between global warming and the exploding growth of the human population, which results in the need to...
Wherever Vic and I travel, we study the area, searching for environmental stories. Our recent trip to Tennessee yielded a number of interesting tales about eastern forests. First, we learned that the magnificent forest that we saw in Great Smoky...
Vic and I had an out-of-town guest last week, Harold Drabkin from Bangor, Maine. We were friends with Harold back in our graduate school days at Wesleyan University, nearly 40 years ago. We've seen Harold only a couple of times since then. It's amazing to...
Despite the drought that plagued Southern California last winter, river rafters can still get their paddles wet: Parts of Northern California and other Western states got the rain and snow that missed SoCal. California's Kings, Kern, Kaweah, Merced...
DAY TRIPPIN' •Peddler's Village & Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, shopping, tasting at Chaddsford Winery, Sept. 14. $50. Northern Lehigh Community Center, Taylor, 610-504-7699. •"Menopause the Musical," Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, Sept....
Tags: Emmaus, Peddler's Village, Whitehall, Theater, Music
As motorists zip by Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge on County Road 16, they might see two stone pillars at the main entrance, but few recognize them as ties to the refuge's Depression era beginnings. But because the pillars are historically...
Tags: Wildlife, Travel, Conservation, Renovation, Human Interest
Channel 2 NewsTwo moose calves orphaned near the Denali National Park and Preserve’s visitor center Thursday, when a visitor shot a charging cow moose, have not yet been found according to park staff. Park spokesperson Kris Fister says several park personnel,...
A standoff between the state and federal government over a new Everglades restoration plan means time could run out on getting Congress to help pay for it. Environmentalists warn that without an agreement in July to move ahead with the Central...
Everglades restoration efforts, the future of Floridians' drinking water, and the fate of endangered species like the Florida Panther lie in the hands of the South Florida Water Management District this month. SFWMD must act now and affirm its...
Re "Two visitors killed in Yosemite," June 4 It is regrettable that another person has been swept over a waterfall in Yosemite National Park. But is raises the question: What was he thinking? Nature can be a beautiful place, but it can also be a...
Channel 2 NewsThe National Park Service will not seek charges against an Eagle River man who shot and injured a cow moose near the Denali Visitors Center after the moose reportedly charged at him Thursday evening. Robert Sirvid, 26 of Eagle River, told park rangers...
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